How did you sleep last night? Were you able to turn off your brain and forget about work, or were you kept awake with worries about problems at the office? Your responsibilities as a medical office administrator can sometimes be all-consuming, leading to work-related worries even during your precious off-hours. To maintain a healthy work-life balance and reduce stress, it's … [Read more...] about Are you tossing and turning with job worry at night?
Burnout is a problem that just won't go away, new research from global talent solutions and business consulting firm Robert Half shows. In a survey of 1,132 professionals, 36 per cent of respondents reported being more burned out now than a year ago. Workers said the most common factors contributing to burnout today are: Heavy workloads (54 per cent) Lack of communication … [Read more...] about Feeling burned out? You and 40% of professionals
As reports of quiet quitting and the Great Resignation have shown, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the nature of work for many and the relationship that some workers have with their jobs. In response, the United States Surgeon General has released the Surgeon General’s Framework for Mental Health & Well-Being in the Workplace, outlining the foundational role that … [Read more...] about Five essentials to support employee mental health and well-being
By Paul Edwards Those in the healthcare industry are bound to be ahead of the curve in understanding that mental illness is not a character defect and can be a serious health condition that requires intervention. Despite having a good comprehension of the importance of good mental health hygiene, healthcare professionals tend to fare badly in terms of psychological … [Read more...] about Is it poor performance or a personal crisis?
Managers, take note: As the pandemic drags on, the mental health of your staffers may be deteriorating as new survey results would suggest. In a recent survey, 57 percent of workers surveyed say their mental health has degraded since the start of the pandemic. The driving factor behind this decline: their workload. In fact, work pressures are so great that half of respondents … [Read more...] about Employees say job pressures take bigger mental toll than COVID-19 fears
By Robert Half Continued stress has long been an impediment to a healthy workplace, especially when it leads to burnout—increased mental detachment from the job and reduced effectiveness. In a 2019 Robert Half survey of managers, a staggering 96% said their employees experience burnout to some extent. And in a related poll, 91% of workers themselves reported feeling at least … [Read more...] about Why employee mental health is so critical today—and how managers can help
If you can't remember the last time you took a vacation, you're not alone. While American workers are stressed, they're not taking time away from work. According to a survey conducted online earlier this year by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder, 3 in 5 workers (61 percent) say they are burned out in their current job, and 31 percent report high or extremely high levels of … [Read more...] about Why taking your vacation is worth the hassle
The American Psychological Association recently surveyed 1,500 U.S. adult employees and found that the negative effects on employees of changes in the workplace are not only far-reaching, but they may also undermine the very changes an organization is trying to implement. The survey found that American adults who have been affected by change at work are more likely to report … [Read more...] about Are changes in your medical practice leading to employee stress and distrust?